Happy Holidays and Crystalized Emotion

  As the Winter Solstice approaches and Covid continues, daylight diminishes and darkness expands. Holidays provide loving stories, cherished songs and religious parables to remind us how to love in the midst of illusion. Love is a tiny word but a daunting...

Equanimity

  Partisan politics, pandemic problems and personal post traumatic stress can get you down. We are living through trying times. The following meditation from my book, The Promise of Wholeness, Cultivating Inner Peace: Mindfulness and Love in a Divided World may...
The Seven Essene Mirrors of Relationship

The Seven Essene Mirrors of Relationship

    In 150 BCE due to the worldliness of Jerusalem, its temple and Roman rule a Jewish sect, known as the Essenes left their city community moved into the desert. The word Essene literally means doctor and many dedicated souls gathered in the desert near...

As The World Falls Apart

  As the world falls apart, keep to yourself The lone traveler avoids the deafening din And no one even notices As they chatter about hell…   Strength and fortitude are sovereign powers Sorrow loves company and dancing partners My peace flows from...
Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to my blog and The Promise of Wholeness. Teachers teach what they need to learn and I am no exception. Pain is a powerful teacher and like everyone else I wanted suffering in my rearview mirror. Early in my career I noticed my clients never got better unless I...